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captioning sponsored by macneil/lehrer productions >> brown: with no compromise in sight for a deficit deal, president obama pressed his case at the home of a middle class family in virginia today, part of his pitch to extend tax cuts for all but the very wealthy. good evening, i'm jeffrey brown. >> woodruff: and i'm judy woodruff. on the "newshour" tonight, we update the state of the negotiations and examine the push to make changes to social security and medicare. >> brown: then, margaret warner looks at the political strife in egypt, after deadly clashes in the streets and resignations by top officials. >> woodruff: we have a battleground dispatch from a coastal city facing rising sea levels and the next big storm. >> if sandy were to come close or directly into norfolk i think we'd all be in big trouble. >> brown: we assess the latest diplomatic moves to end syria's war, as secretary of state hillary clinton meets with russia's foreign minister. >> woodruff: and ray suarez has the story of a program that aims to put students at low-achieving schools on a path to high
>> brown: then, margaret warner looks at the political strife in egypt, after deadly clashes in the streets and resignations by top officials. >> woodruff: we have a battleground dispatch from a coastal city facing rising sea levels and the next big storm. >> if sandy were to come close or directly into norfolk i think we'd all be in big trouble. >> brown: we assess the latest diplomatic moves to end syria's war, as secretary of state hillary clinton meets with russia's foreign minister. >> woodruff: and ray suarez has the story of a program that aims to put students at low-achieving schools on a path to high school graduation. >> we're here to make things better. we're here to tutor kids. we're here to make sure that they stay on track. we are here to make sure that they graduate. we want to prepare them for high school. >> brown: that's all ahead on tonight's "newshour." major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: ♪ ♪ moving our economy for 160 years. bnsf, the engine that connects us. and by the alfred p. sloan foundation. supporting science, technology,
. >> brown: and i'm jeffrey brown. on the newshour tonight, we get perspective on the partisan tug- of-war in washington, from one half of the team that produced the deficit-cutting plan republicans say is their inspiration, democrat erskine bowles. >> there are over $7 trillion worth of economic events that are going to hit america in the gut. i think impact would be really strong. if anybody thinks this is going to be a slope better wake up. >> ifill: the link between brain injury and sports, new evidence ties repeated blows to the head to long-term damage. we take a look. >> brown: ray suarez looks at the firestorm over israel's announcement it will expand settlements in the west bank. >> ifill: elizabeth brackett looks at how one chicago school is dealing with the transition to new state-wide standards. >> i really did find that the kids do understand more, and they learn more. they're more interested in what they're learning. >> brown: plus, as global carbon dioxide levels hit record highs, we analyze the increasing difficulty of combating climate change, with carol davenport of t
blows to the head to long-term damage. we take a look. >> brown: ray suarez looks at the firestorm over israel's announcement it will expand settlements in the west bank. >> ifill: elizabeth brackett looks at how one chicago school is dealing with the transition to new state-wide standards. >> i really did find that the kids do understand more, and they learn more. they're more interested in what they're learning. >> brown: plus, as global carbon dioxide levels hit record highs, we analyze the increasing difficulty of combating climate change, with carol davenport of the "national journal." >> ifill: that's all ahead on tonight's newshour. major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: moving our economy for 160 years. bnsf, the engine that connects us. and by the alfred p. sloan foundation. supporting science, technology, and improved economic performance and financial literacy in the 21st century. and with the ongoing support of these institutions and foundations. and... this program was made possible by the corporation for public broadcasting. and by contributions to your p
very rapidly. >> thank you. governor brown. >> it is a good idea to bring back that $1 trillion sitting out there. how to do that, it remains to be seen. but then that will require some other tax. that would be my big request like everybody else. get america's finances under control and that will take both parties. it will take taxes and it will take reduction in commitments that have been made. it now can be validated. let's get this but do it in a way that exacerbates the uncertain economy. the second -- we have to happen through innovation. whether it is the space program or tax credits for renewable energy. all that is important. we have to keep that going. that will get hard because we will face is demographics. that is my 74th birthday on april 7. i am aware of the and aging population which i have become and we are an aging population relative to what we were. luckily, we have millions of fresh arrivals that are younger and are energetic and they come from all over the world. we have to make sure our education system lifts them to their highest aspirations. when the society ages,
state. we're missing a tremendous opportunity. >> thank you. governor brown, i'm sure you know that on any given day, people from other states are knocking on doors of co's in the valley and trying to get them to expand in other states or move to other states. someone in this room may have engaged in that. >> they cannot all expand in california. we are try to help california. quex their offering tax breaks. >> we are not offering a break. >> not only you. what do you say to the ceo's? what are you trying to do it? what are two or three things you are doing to keep companies here? >> we take specifics. i met yesterday with the representative of nissan and they're very interested and supportive of the installation of high-speed chargers throughout california. we have a plan, criticized by some but nevertheless, well funded by a legal settlement of $100 million. to get these charging stations in throughout the bay area and down the coast to los angeles. they sold 5000 electric cars and they want to keep expanding. problem, permits. some people are making it hard, some cds are mak
>> good morning. i am heather childers. >> i am fatly ann brown. today is wednesday december 5th. thank you for watching "fox & friends first". >> time for the 5@5:00. a queens new york man pleaded guilty to terror charges for plotting to blow up synagogues in new york city. he was raised in 2011 while trying to buy weapons from an under cover cop. he wanted to set off grenades in the biggest synagogue to send a message of intimidation to a jewish community. >> the country's top intelligence officer will be in the hot seat on capitol hill. he will testify behind closed doors on the benghazi terror attacks. they are left with many questions about who changed the cia talking point which originally represents al qaeda. the revised talking points were used by susan rice who blamed the terror attack on an anti islam video. >> we will see who president obama will nominate for his cabinet. national security nominees are expected to be nominated first. hagel could get the nod for defense secretary. who will replace hillary clinton as secretary of state? lawmakers outraged over reports it
: a senator: mr. president? the presiding officer: the senator from ohio. mr. brown: thank you, madam president. i ask unanimous consent to dispense with the quorum call. the presiding officer: without objection. mr. brown: i ask unanimous consent to speak as if in morning business. the presiding officer: without objection. browp brown i rise t member rigt -- as a result of a brants's comument to working together, an unused farm field will soon cultivate the next area of brian area baseball plashings supporting sportsmanship. this new indoor field in williams' county honors the lightest of a young ohioan. david betz would have been 26 on december 10 this year, the day this field will open for members of the entire bryan community. david was the beloved son of john and joy betz. he died in a march 2007 motor 13 coach accident along with other members of the bluffton university baseball team in atlanta, georgia, on the way to spring training. he was a graduate of bryan high school. after this tragedy, john and joy betz married a promise that their son's death and the loss of four other
. good to be with you. i'm terrell brown. negotiations continue today in washington to avoid the so-called fiscal cliff, but so far there's been more rhetoric than resolve. there's now less than a month to head off the automatic tax hikes and spending cuts that will kick in next year. john boehner said he can't believe the latest white house proposal. the obama administration insists there's no deal without a tax increase. susan mcginnis is in washington with details this morning. susan, good morning to you. >> reporter: good morning, terrell. it may appear the two sides are nowhere but these talks are expected to pick up dramatically very soon. december is here and as they say here in washington the lawmakers can smell the jet fumes meaning the planes taking them home for their holiday recess. what we're hearing there should be a deal by christmas. the white house is already decorated for the holidays but the mood here in washington is anything but festive. >> i think we're going over the cliff. >> reporter: if congress doesn't act america will ring in the new year with $110 billio
. >> my daughter, makaylamakayla, is very unhappy with her right now. >>> next up, gordon brown, on everything from the american economy, to the royal baby, to his personal mission about child labor. ♪ [ ding! ] losing your chex mix too easily? time to deploy the boring-potato chip decoy bag. then no one will want to steal the deliciousness. [ male announcer ] with a variety of tastes and textures, only chex mix is a bag of interesting. >>> gordon brown is making his mission to stop what he calls the new slavery. millions of children around the world forced to work at shockingly young ages. the former prime minister is serving as the u.n. envoy for global education. and he joins me now. welcome to you, gordon. >> good evening. >> this is a really disturbing report. 215 million children globally are believed to be at work, of which 15 of the 61 million who don't go to school, are child laborers. you, amid your horror, have come up with some possible solutions. tell me what you think we should be doing about this. >> i think we should ban child labor for young children. and i th
, insurance, regulation. by the way, willie brown -- how many endorsements from the labor council did you get? shame on you. [indiscernible] >> secretary boomer: last person who turned in the speaker card. >> i'm speaking on behalf of my son. he was born, raised, educated, discriminated, and hated like a nigger in his lifetime. his name was excluded [indiscernible] he graduated from an academic high school; he has a degree from san jose state, currently working as a computer analyst. i still would like for him to be an owner of a cab. i put a book which i used 35 years ago. is transnational legal problems, the exclusion act, [indiscernible] whereby a chinese citizen who went to china and came back was denied entry. and was excluded. similar to what is happening to my son. the court reversed the decision about immigration people. currently, [indiscernible] was allowed entry; he was also born in the united states. i find similarity in the case of my son. his name is joseph basetta [sounds like] last name. i will bring a copy of the decision by the court, united states against [indiscerni
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-days. >> reporter: costco is doing it. brown forman-- the maker of jack daniels and finlandia is also doing it. today, even whole foods is finding it appetizing. they've all announced special dividends, eager to reward their shareholders with a nice check before expected tax increases happen next year. >> current law says that qualified dividend income tax rates are at 15%. and, if no legislation is passed between now and then end of the year, those rates would go up to as high as 43.4%. >> companies just want to pass along these dividends. it's a thank you to shareholders. it sparks interest in their stock. >> reporter: according to s&p, this month alone 216 companies have declared special dividends. last november only 72 firms decided to make similar payouts. this is not the first time u.s. companies have been so generous. exactly two year ago, there was a significant pickup in the number of u.s. companies declaring special dividends. the threat of higher tax rates for dividends was behind that spike, too. ample cash on a firm's balance sheet is also a common catalyst for special dividends.
. >> reporter: this morning, jason brown is presumably still on the run, eight years to the day. police say he brazenly robbed an armored truck and killed the guard. >> this is just a cold-blooded ambush. >> reporter: brown is one of the fbi's ten most-wanted fugitives. but while he may not been a household name, out of everyone on this list that includes a prison escapee, the fbi gets the most tips about him. because they say, he's just so average. >> when you have someone that is very -- has common features, people will walk by someone, or they'll go into a coffee shop. and they go, that looks like that guy that was on "america's most-wanted." >> reporter: just look at him. in these new age progression photos, the now 43-year-old could pass for the guy next door. average height. average weight. even his name, jason brown, is just, well, normal. >> if you keep your profile low enough, you can just sort of move through life and apparently mr. brown has been very successful at that. >> reporter: brown seems to bear a remarkable resemblance to the not-so-average actor, sean penn. in fact, invest
at the knees. a bipartisan report warns governor jerry brown to step in. the head of it is here to explain why. i feel like he is not going to. we'll see. "piles of money" coming up. jerry brown is not going to step in. ♪ . ♪ male announcer ] how could a luminous protein in jellyfish, impact life expectancy in the u.s., re estate in hong kong, and the optics industry in germany? at t. rowe price, we understand the connections of a complex, global economy. it's just one reason er 75% of our mutual funds eat their 10-year lipper average. t. rowe price. invest with confidence. request a prospectus or summary prospectus with investment information, risks, fees and expenses to ad and consider carefuy before investing. ♪ . melissa: well it is definitely appropriate it say concerns over the fiscal cliff have hit a fever pitch but believe it or not doctors could be facing the worst of it. they could be hit by a 29% in medicare reimbursements on january 1st. that is only part of the problem. another part how this turns around and hits you and your wallet. joining me to dissect the impact is dr. m
in the administration of then-mayor willy brown. and general myat and i were talking about putting together a table top exercise and in came from some exercises from the marine corps and barry newman was a very energetic officer in the marine corps. he has gone over to afghanistan, i went over and saw him there, he was attached to the kabul police chief. i think he's going to have some interesting perspectives about working in the police department in a war zone. lieutenant commander patricia serrano, her assignments have been varied includes working as a immediate vaek core man, a legal clerk and a tqm instructor. she completed a 7-month deployment. captain mike napolitano is serving with the navy's expedition training group. while deployed in 2004, he spearheaded maritime patrol relief efforts toing the 2004 indian ocean tsunami, as well as numerous theater cooperation efforts throughout the pacific and in 2009 captain napolitano reported as commanding officer of the expeditionary training group. this is a fabulous panel and i know you're going to appreciate what they have to say. rear admira
that is in the russian river over 13. middingtown 12. mt. diablo 10.71. bruce brown 9.25. kentfield almost 9.5. la honda 8.74. blossom hill 5.75. it's dry today. patchy fog. nothing too outrageous yet. that can form between 6:00 and 8:00. rain returns tuesday. it won't be too heavy but our forecast models are trending a little heavier. high clouds today. mostly sunny partly cloudy. rain into wednesday and then out of here. then we will see a pattern change. there is one more system. today is that between day but right there a lot of cloud cover inching closer. 39 though much, much cooler here. low 40s livermore. you will notice there is a chill in the morning air. okay today and then one more system increasing clouds that will give us rain into wednesday morning. our cloud and rain forecast shows increasing clouds today. i think it's a little fast. by tuesday morning rain moves in and during the day starts to move into the north bay. and then there it is late tuesday into early wednesday. after that we will see it fall apart and go into a colder pattern. partly sunny today. patchy fog to the north. real
"oming up. jerry brown is not going to step in. ♪ . ♪ . messa: well it is definitely appropriate it say concerns overthe scal clififf have hit a fever pitch but believe it or not doctors could be facing the worst of it. they could be hit by a 29% in medicare reimbsements on january 1st. that is only part of the problem. another part how this turns aroundnd hits you and your wallet. joining me to dissect the impacts dr. marc sgel fr the fox new medical a-team. great to have you back on the show. >> good to be back with you. melissa: let's get right to it. i love the numbers. let's break it down. doctors face a 27% cut papay for medicare patients as part of t formula. >> that is called the sustained growth rat some genius in 1997 when they put together the bance the budget act, hey, doctors should be penalized if the amount of tests order is grear than the growth of the economy. basically if an mri is very expensive, i have to order it, i get penalid forfeit is more expensive than it shoulde. that doe make any sense. doctors are supposed to order test on patient need, medical necessity, w
and 64 yds and touchdown. and the browns did just enough to set the 12th game road losing streak by beating the oakland 20-17. >> san francisco has become one of the few school districts to use this since the cost is higher than $9 million deal would still need school board approval which is scheduled for next week. >> the city of san jose says they're plastic bag then is a success. city officials say they have seen a dramatic drop in litter 0 around the city. san jose officials say their next goal is to eliminate polystyrene foam. they plan to present the city warmest to the city council in february to phase out foam boxes for large established starting in 2014 and small restaurants in 2015. >> the specific gun club may not be evicted after all the board of supervisors are expected to vote on the matter tomorrow. the city voted to of the to the club back in july after the estimated soil cleanup costs of the site would be $10.5 million. but during the eviction process, the club reached a deal for a month- to-month lease with the city. the gun club has been at this location for ne
but have doc brown and marty mcfly been forced to go from time travelers new york city cab drivers? melissa: when you can't grab a taxi, should you fill up on ethanol? could your car be at risk? melissa: time for stocks now as we do every 15 minutes. let's head to the floor of the new york stock exchange. our own nicole petallides is standing by. and, nicole, a little m&a action in the mining world today. >> really there is a lot of action in the mining world. we'll take a close look at freeport-mcmoran, a big deal underway here. what is interesting when you have mergers and acquisition particularly in energy this is something that brings positive sentiment to wall street. let's look at freeport-mcmoran. also taking a look at other names that are involved, right? you're looking at, see how they are faring. plains exploration is up 25%. mcmoran exploration up 82%. freeport-mcmoran is buying both of those together. this is $9 billion. this is about oil and gas producers and it will create a natural resources conglomerate. this is a huge, huge move. freeport-mcmoran is a name we always took to
" renuncio al cargo y fue sustituido por monseÑor patrick browne. stop open roll open cesar ---la policia de berkeley esta solicitando la ayuda de la comunidad para capturar a un sujeto acusado de robar cigarrillos... take vo ---durante el mes pasado se reportaron varios robos en donde un sujeto rompe los aparadores de varias tiendas y se dedica a robar cigarrillos... ---el sospechoso es descrito como afroamericano entre 25 y 30 aÑos con aretes y que utiliza una gorra verde olivo, pantalones oscuros y una chaqueta oscura con gorro. blanca ---las autoridades de transporte de san francisco tienen planes de echar a andar un proyecto de instalacion de 5 mil parquimetros al noreste de la mission... dog patch... mission bay y potrero hill. take vo ---este proyecto ya habia sido aprobado en enero de este aÑo pero debido a las protestas de la comunidad se suspendio. ---ahora nuevamente quieren hacerlo realidad y para eso efectuarn reuniones publicas para conocer el sentir de los residentes de esas zonas. ---las autoridades tambien quieren regular el tiempo de estacionamiento en esa zona de la ciud
if he is named. we hear scott brown may be looking for work. >>> well, turning now to more serious news overseas, with the growing concern, the syrian government came resort to using chemical weapon, turkey is building up its defenses along its southern border. nato has agreed to deploy patriot missile systems to as many as 10 potential sites making a point of stressing the defensive nature of the weapons shipment. nato and the u.s. have warned assad that any use of chemical weapons will be met with an immediate international response. >>> egyptian president morsi has returned to the presidential palace this morning after being forced out last night by angry mobs. riot police fired tear gas at crowds topping 100,000 people who overran barricades at the palace and cairo. demonstrators are an or morsmor constitution saying it contains limits on individual liberty and puts too much power in the hands of the president. his administration says the constitution establishes democracy. protesters also took to tahrir square and nearly a dozen newspapers stopped publication to protest the new con
. and -- a nasty hangover feels like. that's according to a new study by researchers at brown university. they found the smoke asking drinking habits of more than 100 college students were part of the survey. those who drank heavily and smoked during the same day were more likely to have a hangover the next morning. the symptoms were worse in students who smoked the morning after drinking as well. >>> time now for a check on the weather. over to meteorologist lynette charles who's going to tell you what you can prepare for as you head out the door this morning. >> you called this a roller coaster ride. >> it is charlie, a roller coaster of temperatures. this time we're down. but let's see what's going on right now in the atmosphere. we can see the satellite and radar combination here. with the satellite no type of clouds. that's why these temperatures really dropping off this morning. with the radar we're not seeing any type of rain. we are going to see lots of sunshine in here and the reason why is high pressure is going to be building in as we go through the rest of today. you are gett
are calling him. tom price, paul brown, a lot of congressmen, former secretary of state. >> paul brown. >> paul brown, he's thinking about it. he told me he's not ruling it out, chuck. >> that will be entertaining. >> okay. thank you. >> paul brown. >> dr. paul brown. thank you so much, bob. thank you, chuck. greatly appreciate it. >>> coming up next, we're going to be revealing the cover of "time" magazine with rick stengel when we return. [ male announcer ] there are plenty of reasons to be jolly at the chevy year-end event because chevy's giving more. more efficiency with sonic and cruze... more function in equinox and traverse... more dependability with the legendary silverado... and more style in the all-new malibu. chevy's giving more at the year-end event because 'tis the season. chevy's giving more. this holiday season, get a 2013 cruze ls for around $169 per month or get $500 holiday bonus cash. we create easy to use, powerful trading tools for all. look at these streaming charts! they're totally customizable and they let you visualize what might happen next. that's genius! st
. dennis: should republicans hold out and let us go over the fiscal click? john brown of euro pacific capital is with us and former adviser to british prime minister margaret thatcher and he joins us with his take. thanks for being with us. do you think we are going over the cliff? >> cliff of sorts. the fiscal cliff was created by politicians who lack the courage to do the best for the american people. and already has done severe damage to the economy. now we have democrats who want to suck money out of the economy in tax and we have rhino republicans in name only who wants spending cuts. both those things will do damag% to the economy and any compromise will damage the economy and push it further into deep recession. neither side discusses the real problem which is the enormous costs of big government. cost in money and regulations and intrusion. neither side discusses that because they are career politicians and big government is their career. dennis: what should republicans do? should they cave and let tax rates go up on the rich or hold out and let the company -- the country go o
that bakes and browns like sugar, with 75% fewer calories per serving. so you think santa will like these... red and green m&m's? i don't know! i never met the guy! whaaaaa! he does exist! they do exist! uhm... santa? a wiit takes some doing.n't just happen. some coordinating. and a trip to the one place with the new ideas that help us pull it all together. from the things that hang and shine... ...to the things that sparkle and jingle. all while saving the things that go in our wallet. more saving. more doing. that's the power of the home depot. get fresh cut savings. live trees are arriving weekly. >>> have you ever been told you kind of look like that lady on tv. >> i have, which is weird. >> it was al. >> well, if it happens to you, listen up. "today" special correspondent jenna wolfe has this for you. >> this is a good up. we'll get to the assignment in a segment. the hands of people who share a striking resemblance but don't share any genes at all, called doppelgangers, why and why do they happen snlt curiosity itself has us all seeing double. they say we all have a trip, someone so
: they are doing this because they think they can get away with. it marvin brown say professor of business ethics and author of the book called "correspondent integrity." and says changing the culture at the port of oakland goes beyond putting a few executives on paid-leave. >> most people do what they think is right, considering the world that they think they live in. so what these events tell us, is that the kind of wonder that has been created by the people managing the port of oakland. >> reporter: as for lawrence donagon. we tried to reach him directly to hear his explanations for visiting this karaoke bar. we are still waiting for a response. >> we are outraged. the media has exposed what we have known all along. >> what we uncovered set off a series of protests by oakland port workers. as you can see workers were furious after our first story and disrupted the next board meeting and put the top official ape its boards on the defensive and launched a series of investigations. within a week of our first story the port commission played executive director omar benjamin and maritime directo
to have an electric car or natural gas-powered car and you see what happens. senator brown alexander has been a real leader in this and he even has an electric car. he is going the distance here, walking the walk. that's the kind of thing government can do. government can do a lot on the regulatory side to slow things down if you forget to have effective cost-benefit analysis, but it can do a lot on the project side to really find something that works and the community becomes the laboratory for change and that others can then model. you do not have to do it everywhere and if you can show in water to a location that there really work. that is the driving force behind the idea of that lamar has been a significant spokesperson for. >> do like that car? >> i do like it. i have driven my leaf. for a lit -- for a year-and-a- half. i live in this building in a plug in the wall when i go home at night. that's all i have to do. deployment communities are a good idea. sometimes the government can have a demonstration project that makes a difference. they did a hydraulic factory and we have had fr
brown by bankers in that campaign, $245,000 only to warren. >> they knocked her out of the consumer protection bureau, which was her idea. she just wants safe banking. she doesn't want banking she wants safer banking so your money is safe and they don't gamble with it. that's why the banks hate it. >> it's why smaller banks are not opposed to warren. >> that's a great point. i love that they put mention in there, hey banks we have to put elizabeth warren, but don't worry, we're going to give you mansion who will vote for you no matter what. he's a democratic theoretically but votes with republicans a lot. one last thing about votes, john kerry out there making an impassed plea for disability rights backed up by bob dole. >> this treaty and our participation in it, and this is the most important can improve the quality of life for people with disabilities, because to join it is to keep faith with the men and women who have suffered griefous disability in defense of our nation and we owe them nothing less. please don't let captain brizenski down, senator dole down, the senate and the
crust stuffed with a gooey center toasted up all golden brown then given a delicious design? a toaster strudel. pillsbury toaster strudel. so delicious...so fun. >> eliot: one of the reasons cited by senate republicans to ratify an u.n. treaty providing protection to people with disabilities they didn't believe big decisions should be made by a lame duck congress, really? these are the same folks who were supposed to be in serious negotiations about the impending fiscal cliff. even mitch mcconnell should acknowledge the hypocrisy in that one. over the fiscal cliff negotiations one thing has become crystal clear. the schisms are becoming more and more pronounce. there are three distinct groups, theological warriors who want to impose their views on the country. tee party zealots and remnant of the pro business moderates while their fiscal views are the last reasonable voice in the republican party. it's this last group who are willing to compromise and combine their ideologies with governing. it is this group bit by bit who are peeling away the extreme views of the rest of the party. th
governor jerry brown must do more to clarify the cost of green energy policies. the commission warns they could hit businesses and consumers with unnecessarily high electricity prices. remember, state utilities must get one-third of their energy from renewable resources by 2020. that is going to cost you money. >>> bp announcing it will significant increase spending on oil exploration and development. it will spend between 24 and $27 billion a year from 2014 until 2020. bp spent about 19 billion on e&p last year. >>> france's total made a fresh discovery in the northeast. the well has 25 to 75 million barrels of oil. the find is raising hopes there is more oil nearby. >>> mississippi river water levels shrink towards historic lows, leaving consumers and workers potentially soaked. one of the river's barge operators explains exactly how bad it could get. that is coming up next. >>> plus, as if things in the middle east weren't dire enough, syria's regime reportedly moves its stockpiles of chemical weapons, spiking fears it is preparing to use them. the u.s. says it is ready to act. de
settlement. and thanks to the efforts of senator hatch, senator stabenow, rockefeller, brown, and others, this bill includes strong measures to ensure russia complies with w.t.o. obligations and that the administration enforces them. this legislation also includes the sergei mag it in i ask rule of law accountability act to help fight you human rights abuseness russia. in 1974, senator jackson and congressman charlie vannederynennic teamed together to pass legislation called the jackson-vanik bill which this legislation repeals. jackson-vanik addressed one of the biggest human rights abuses in russia at that time, and it succeeded. for the last 0 years, jews have been able to freely emigrate from russia with -- what jackson-vanik was trying to address. jackson-vanik therefore is outdated, jewish emigration from russia is no longer an issue. senator cardin has courageously pushed the magnitsky legislation for years and i commend his efforts. the magnitsky provisions in this legislation address one of the biggest human rights abuseness russia today. the bill would pun you are those respons
of. brown foreman reports wednesday. this is an interesting one. why? because goldman downgraded it to sell. just last night. i've seen this movie. they were wrong last time. they'll be wrong again. i'm going to bet them a bottle of jack daniels that will be the case. in fact i'll bet them a case of jack daniels that will be the case. if they're close, as we told you we like asina. and i would be willing to be a buyer of that niche retailer ahead of this quarter because of some merger gains i think we'll hear about. but again only on news of setbacks to the fiscal cliff talks. we're not going to go in and buy anything these days. you'll get some representative congressman, senator come on say you stupid idiot. you bought stock and i'm talking on a microphone. i'm sending the stock market down because there's no progress. we have not one but two huge analyst days next week. only one an opportunity to buy. starbucks is coming to town on wednesday. you better get ready for one terrific show as the one and only howard schultz i believe will tell you that business is smoking in so man
words is cliffmas. in a fiscal cliffmas used in a tweet from the reformed broker, josh brown. according to the congressional daily, the hill, illinois senator dick durbin also jumped on the phrase this week, "21 days until christmas. 27 days until cliffmas. that's the fiscal cliff, december 31st." >>> research in motion stock taking a hit this year. it fell 18%. the blackberry maker hopes its new platform due out in january will boost its brand. rim trading against the other smartphone makers right now -- apple is on the up side by 1.5% today. a big bounce back. rim is down a little bit by .66% and samsung up .5%. if we want te our schools... ... what should we invest in? maybe new buildings? what about updated equipment? they can help, but recent research shows... ... nothing transforms schools like investing in advanced teacher education. let's build a strong foundation. let's invest in our teachers so they can inspire our students. let's solve this. [ abdul-rashid ] i've been working since i was about 16. you know, one job or the other. the moment i could access the retirement plan,
. adam used to say a lot of cute things, the woman who loves the cleveland browns, little tidbits about liz claman. i enjoyed it too, adam, go back to that. [laughter] a hot stock to watch, and that's walter. when you look at walter energy, basically, we've been hearing that bhp billiton are said to be eyeing the coal producer, so this is according to british newspapers about whether or not anonymous sources are saying that bhp is stepping in. then there's others who are saying that it's glencore. everybody wants to take over walter industries, this is all, of course, just speculation that we're reading from the sources and on the wires, and that explains why you see this coal producer jumping 6%. big move for walter energy today, back to you. liz: nicole, suddenly the dow has doubled its gains, we were up about 14, 15 points, we're now up 31, 32. sandra, what are you looking at? >> i want to bring up an intraday chart, and while a 32-point gain isn't substantial, it is the highs of session, and it's very similar to what we saw in yesterday's trading session right at the end of the day.
presented by e trade. i'm james brown with the scores from around the nfl today. new england has won the a.f.c. east title while denver captured the a.f.c. west, beating tampa bay, which also clinched the n.f.c. south for atlanta. houston secured a postseason berth. pittsburgh and cincinnati gained on baltimore in the a.f.c. north. green way moved ahead of chicago atop the n.f.c. north. seattle remained alive and kansas city earned an emotional victory. for more sports news and information, go to cbssports.com. a better investor. with our revolutionary e-trade 360 dashboard you see exactly where your money is and what it's doing live. our e-trade pro platform offers powerful functionality that's still so usable you'll actually use it. and our mobile apps are the ultimate in wherever whenever investing. no matter what kind of investor you are, you'll find the technology to help you become a better one at e-trade. ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] 'tis the season to discover the kid in all of us. the memories that last, start with the gifts that last. ♪ enjoy free shipping and great values on you
happened in britain two years ago when gordon brown raised the highest tax rate from 40% to 50%. the number of millionaires reporting income for tax purposes went from 16,000 down to i think 6,000. they're losing all sorts of money and it's a double dip recession. these guys, it's just incredible what they're doing. they think that if you tax job creators, job creators are going to create more jobs. it's crazy. >> how can you have new businesses, how can you have new ventures without capital? it's the basis of the system. >> you can't. >> and if you're penalizing capital with higher tax rates, as we are across the board, how can this possibly lead to economic growth and job creation? no one's really talking about this. >> it's exactly right. you fine people for speeding to get them to slow down and not speed. you raise taxes on cigarettes to get people to stop smoking. yet now you're going to raise taxes on rich people and job creators to get them to do what? create more jobs? this is just double think craziness. >> here's the killer question for you. the killer question. >> i'm ready. >> g
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